May’s 31 Openings & 15 Closings: A (More or Less) Comprehensive List


The shark-infested waters of New York City’s restaurant industry are not for the faint of heart. In case you’re into keeping tabs, here is a list of those who took the leap and opened new establishments and those who were forced to bow out this month.


Cochinita: 922 Fulton Street, Clinton Hill, 917-749-7706
Hospoda: 321 East 73rd Street, Upper East Side, 212-861-1038
Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club: Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport, 212-896-4600
Famous Hakki: 23 Essex Street, Lower East Side, 212-228-1954
Scali Caffé: 245 Bleecker Street, West Village, 212-255-5353
​Vodou Bar: 95 Halsey Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant, 347-405-7011
Alfama: 214 East 52nd Street, Midtown East, 212-759-5552
Dos Toros: 1 Carmine Street, West Village, 212-677-7300
Bocca di Bacco: 1496 Second Avenue, Upper East Side, 212-249-1010
Xi’an Famous Foods Chinatown: 67 Bayard Street, Chinatown
900 Degrees: 29 Seventh Avenue South, West Village, 212-989-9880
Co-op Food and Drink: 107 Rivington Street, Lower East Side, 212-296-8040
La Cremeria: 178 Mulberry Street, Little Italy
B&B Empire: 200 Clinton Street, Cobble Hill, 718-858-6358
The Beagle: 162 Avenue, East Village, 212-228-6900
BeerParc: 845 Sixth Avenue, Midtown, 646-600-7140
Highliner: 210 Tenth Avenue, Chelsea, 212-206-6206
Merchants Market: 10 Battery Place, Battery Park, 212-248-0707
Saranavaa Bhavan: 413 Amsterdam Avenue, Upper West Side, 212-721-7755
Donna Bell’s Bake Shop: 301 West 49th Street, Midtown West, 212-582-8463
Baked by Melissa: 526 Seventh Avenue, Hell’s Kitchen, 212-842-0220
Bento Burger, 101 East 2nd Street, East Village, 212-673-8908
Stivale: 308 Bleecker Street, West Village, 212-675-2009
APL: 146 Orchard Street, Lower East Side
Above 6: 6 Columbus Circle, Central Park, 212-204-3000
Spritzenhaus: 33 Nassau Avenue, Greenpoint, 347-987-4632
Zero Otto Nove: 15 West 21st Street, Gramercy, 212-242-0899
Fat Sal’s: 201 Avenue A, East Village
Bouchon Bakery: 1 Rockefeller Plaza, Midtown, 212-782-3890
Amorino: 60 University Place, Greenwich Village
Zio Ristorante: 17 West 19th Street, Gramercy CLOSED

Octavia’s Porch: 40 Avenue B, East Village, 212-677-4096
Nicky’s Pho: 215 East 4th Street, East Village, 212-253-0200
Charlie Palmer’s Métrazur: 404 Grand Central Terminal, East Balcony, 212-687-4600
Lingua: 111 First Avenue, East Village, 646-429-9243
Elaine’s: 1703 Second Avenue, Upper East Side, 212-534-8103
Woo Lae Oak: 148 Mercer Street, Soho, 212-925-8200
Bread Stuy: 403 Lewis Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant, 718-771-0633
Jekyll & Hyde Club: 1409 Sixth Avenue, Midtown, 212-541-9505
Mason Dixon: 133 Essex Street, Lower East Side, 212-260-4100
Enzo’s Pizza: 50 Second Avenue, East Village, 212-353-3388
Kolette’s Kitchen: 672 Lexington Avenue, Midtown East, 212-593-2222
The Oak Room at the Plaza Hotel: 10 Central Park South, 212-758-7777
Baotique and Covet Lounge: 137 East 55th Street, 212-223-2829
Elote: 366 Union Avenue, Williamsburg, 718-599-2655
The Manhattan Diner: 2180 Broadway, Upper West Side, 212-877-7252

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